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Date: 1940 

Description: Valentine's Day "secret pal" card with a peach on the front, and a cake and plum on the inside (all shown). The peach has long eyelashes, red lipstick and...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with two women peering out of the doorway of a building looking at two Cupids with a donkey that is refusing to move. One woman is...

Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1912 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a large red heart with two white doves and Cupids on either side. The heart is surrounded by blue Forget Me Nots. The backgro...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The instructions for the "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These kits had "folders" (cards), paper lace and die cut paper ornaments. The purchaser then c...

Date: 1838 

Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card made of several layers. The back piece is a die cut heart-shape with blue and gold decorations and flowers around the edges. Next are...

Date: 1910 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard featuring a girl and a boy. The girl, wearing a pink dress, stockings and shoes, with a red, white and blue sash and hair ribbon,...

Date: 1941-02-14 

Description: Main floor of Manchester's Department Store with valentine heart decorations and merchandise displays.

Date: 1900 

Description: Valentine's Day card that has foldout panels on both sides. The bottom layer is a heart-shaped card with a floral and metallic gold border, die cut and emb...

Photograph

Making Valentines

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: Schoolgirls show one another the valentines they are making in class to celebrate the holiday.

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Dick Togstad and Judy Schwartz admire a poster for the West High School Valentine dance.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of three die cut pieces. On top is a little girl inside of orchid leaves and blossoms. She is wearing a long white dress and a headban...

Date: 1927-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card in the shape of a heart with a red background and a white heart border design around the edges. In the center is a drawing of a man ho...

Date: 1954-02-13 

Description: Five Cub Scouts sent 32 Valentines to children who were patients at Morningside Sanitarium. Left to right in the front row are John Riphan, 2015 Corscot Ct...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a little girl in a red outfit gazing at at bird in a tree. She is standing on a path with grass all around. There is an ornate b...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card for a teacher. A scene of a schoolhouse with a belfry surrounded by trees, lawn and a fence. Schoolchildren are in the schoolyard carr...

Date: 1965-02-02 

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with white rabbit wearing a yellow plaid shirt and black bow tie. His ears are curled over his head and in between them it say...

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: A teacher answers a student's question as the other students cut hearts from construction paper to make valentine cards.

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